Book Review – Go to Sleep, Hoglet

Book Review – Go to Sleep, Hoglet

‘Go to Sleep, Hoglet!  The Adventures of an Irish Hedgehog’ by Bex Sheridan is a gorgeous book that will delight readers young and old. The book tells the story of little Hoglet, on the threshold of his first ‘Big Winter Sleep’.  Like many youngsters, Hoglet is...
Book Review – P is for Poetry

Book Review – P is for Poetry

‘P is for Poetry – Poems from Irish Poets’ edited by Seamus Cashman and illustrated by Corina Askin and Alan Clarke is an excellent book for people of all ages. Filled with colourful illustrations and delightful poems on a broad range of topics, this book will have...
Book Review – Michael Collins Hero and Rebel

Book Review – Michael Collins Hero and Rebel

“Michael Collins – Hero and Rebel” is a fictional novel written by Eithne Massey. It tells the story of Irish hero Michael Collins who, from his childhood in West Cork vowed to fight for an independent Ireland. This is an amazing book with an inspiring story behind...
Book Review – The Supermarket Ghost

Book Review – The Supermarket Ghost

This book tells the story of a girl who is the only one who can see the ghost called Davy. Davy is the ghost who is haunting Paddy Breen’s supermarket. He is doing this because he is unhappy with Paddy. Maria, the girl helps Davy to get to the bottom of his problems....
Book Review – Ar Ais Ar Scoil

Book Review – Ar Ais Ar Scoil

Ar Ais Ar Scoil is a rhyming, dual language picture book about the return to primary school in September after the recent lockdown. This short story is told in both English and Gaeilge and highlights some of the differences that children might notice in their...
Book Review – The Boldness of Betty

Book Review – The Boldness of Betty

The Boldness of Betty is a new novel by Anna Carey. I really enjoyed this book because it took me through a time when there was a lot of unfairness especially in Dublin. Many, many families went through a very tough time and lived in poverty. Wages were very poor and...